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Practising Human Geography

Aberystwyth University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15850 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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About

Practising Human Geography degree offered at Aberystwyth University provides advanced training in research practices and cutting-edge theories and methodologies that will equip students for careers in government agencies, public bodies, research institutes, private consultancies, or further doctoral-level research.

Overview

Practising Human Geography degree offered at Aberystwyth University takes range of specialist modules in Geography, and participate in residential and day workshops on theory and method in human geography. Students can expect to be part of an energetic postgraduate community and participate in the Department’s active and inclusive research culture.

Careers

Students graduating from this course will be highly competent contributors to any work relating to:

  • policy and governance
  • territory
  • landscape
  • sustainability
  • research design
  • data handling

DGES graduates have taken a wide variety of career pathways:

  • Environmental consultancy
  •  Oil and gas exploration and development
  • Research work alongside prominent institutions/initiatives - REDD+ initiative, Norwegian Space Centre

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Geography Theory and Method 
  • Key Concepts and Debates in Human Geography 
  • MA Dissertation 
  • Principles of Research Design 
  • Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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